Kotaro Tonomura

Kotaro Tonomura

He was born on 20 September 1898. He was a millhand employed by Hammond Cedar Company. His family includes Naka Tonomura (mother; nee Naka Fukuhara), Bunzo Tonomura (father), Chiyo Tonomura (wife; nee Chiyo Kitamura), and Osamu Tonomura [possibly Asamu Tonomura] (son). His home address is listed as Port Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameKotaro
SurnameTonomura
Regularized NameKotaro Tonomura
Custodian Identification Number15479
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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